Drill Progressions for Successful Freestyle Development

Presented by Swim.clinic

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An introduction to freestyle drill progressions with practical training

The Concept

swim.clinic is a joint effort by Glenmark Aquatic Foundation and Sports Authority of India to promote coach education in swimming.

The offline swim clinic is to be held in Pune on 8th and 9th April 2022. The topic is Drill progressions for successful freestyle development and is the first of multiple offline clinics. The clinic aims to expose swimmers and coaches to drills and drill progressions to ensure optimal learning of required movement patterns.

The clinic is supported by Directorate of Sports and Youth Services Government of Maharashtra.

Please note the participants need to arrange for their boarding, lodging and travel at their own cost. The clinic is free.




8th and 9th April 2022

Fees: Free

Please note the participants need to arrange for their boarding,lodging and travel at their own cost

Sports Authority of India

Glenmark Aquatic Foundation

Directorate of Sports and Youth Services Government of Maharashtra


Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex



Date: Friday 8th April 2022  and Saturday 9th April 2022

Time: 02:30 PM to 06:30 PM (Day 1)                                                            Classroom session  (02:30 PM - 04:30 PM) 

Pool Session (04:30 to 06:30 PM)

Day 2
          07:00 AM to 09:00 AM ( Pool Session)
          04:00 PM to 06:00 PM( Pool Session)

Please do not apply if you can not attend both days.

This clinic is for coaches who wish to understand drills and its usage in development of swimmers. We will cover Freestyle in this clinic.

Head Coaches can benefit by observing, learning and imparting this knowledge to Junior coaches and evaluate their performance.,

 Confirmation to coaches will be sent on 4th April 2022 with Access to online videos

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Details of the clinic

Coach presentation (1.5 Hours) - Classroom Session

Featured stroke for the clinic - Freestyle

What should a grassroots coaching programme focus on and look like

Building competent, age-appropriate young swimmers.

Short presentation describing stroke, focus points and drill progressions.

2 Hours of Pool Drills Demonstration by swimmers for coaches to observe. Coach Ian Els will instruct the swimmers.

All Applications are online and can be done by clicking here


Pool Session with kids

Coaches to watch and assist

Coaches to coach under supervision of Mr. Ian Els and other senior coaches

All coaches who attend the clinic have to be either double vaccinated or have a negative RT-PCR test report of a test conducted a maximum of 72 hours before the start of the clinic.

See you in Pune